Spectrum Health has integrated HealthMEDX in order to exchange patient information between its inpatient and post-acute facilities.
When Michael Mutterer became vice president of senior services at Riverside Medical Center in Illinois in 2011, his first priority was introducing clinical electronic medical record technology in its post-acute facilities. Mutterer wanted a rapid implementation at Riverside, which he described as "progressive."
Acquiring a software package completes one process for providers, but it also initiates another: A quest to enhance staff knowledge and skills for using the new information technology. In this special "How To" article, experts offer advice on how to best train employees who will be working on new software systems.
Selecting an electronic health record should soon be easier for long-term care providers. LeadingAge's Center for Aging Services Technologies recently announced the upcoming release of a whitepaper and selection matrix covering selecting an EHR.
HealthMEDX announced a new Medical Advisory Board made up of physicians in post-acute facilities, health systems and private practice.
Virginia based Centra Health has selected HealthMEDX Vision to aid its technology-related efforts.
HealthMEDX recently announced that its pharmacy exchange is now available.
HealthMedX announced that it has received a growth equity investment from Spectrum Equity Investors and Trident Capital. They will own a majority interest in the company. As part of the transaction, Pam Pure will become the firm's new CEO. Pure told McKnight's that she has personally experienced the challenges that can accompany moving a loved one through various parts of the health care continuum: her mother and both of her in-laws suffered serious health setbacks within a nine month period. "I felt like I had to become a care manager working off of a Microsoft spreadsheet," she noted. Pure noted that HealthMedx's ability to operate within various health settings helps set it apart -- and has put the firm in a good position to meet the looming demands of accountable care organizations. Vince Estrada, former SVP Business Development and CFO of Visicu, Inc. will also join HealthMedX as Executive Vice President of Business Development and CFO. HealthMedX Co-Founder Charlie Daniels will remain as President and Co-Founder. Dan Cobb will remain as Chief Technology Officer. Co-Founder Jim Atteberry will serve as a strategic advisor, according to the firm.